Usage note
This word may be capitalized.
u
noun
1. (letter) 
a. la u (F) 
The first letter in the word "Ukraine" is a u.La primera letra de la palabra "Ucrania" es una u.
abbreviation
2. (colloquial) (SMS language) 
a. t (colloquial) 
I can't hear u.No t escucho.
b. te 
I love u.Te quiero.
c.  
What are u doing?¿Qué estás haciendo tú?
U, u
[juː]
noun
1. U, u (f) (letter)
  • U bend sifón (m)
  • U boat submarino (m)
  • U turn (alemán)cambio (m) de sentido; (in car) giro (m) radical or de 180 grados (sentido figurado)
  • to do a U turn cambiar de sentido (in car)
U
u
[juː]
noun
(letter) U; u (f)
U for Uncle U de Uruguay; U-shaped en forma de U
abbreviation:adjective
(Britain)
1 upper-class
2 (Cine) universal todos los públicos
abreviación
University U.
Usage note
In Spanish, the conjunction "u" is used instead of "o" before a word beginning with "o" or "ho." This word may be capitalized.
u(
oo
)
feminine noun
1. (letter) 
a. u 
La primera letra en el nombre de "Úrsula" es la u.The first letter in the name "Ursula" is u.
conjunction
2. (disjunctive) 
a. or 
O gorilas u osos atacaron a los exploradores. Either gorillas or bears attacked the explorers.
u
conjunction
1. or ; ver también o
u
U [u]
(letra) U; u
doble U (México) W; curva en U hairpin bend
u
conjunction
(used instead of "o" before o-, ho-) or
siete u ocho seven or eight
Examples
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